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Non-Americans On TikTok Are Sharing The Dumbest Things Americans Have Said To Them And Wow, Just Wow

I CAN'T.

Earlier this week, TikTok user @voidable_ asked people, "What is the dumbest thing an American has said to you?"

The answers were just WOW. I have no words. Here's how people responded:

1. "I remember getting into a fight with an American who was convinced America had 40 states. Keep in mind, he's American. There are 50."

β€”@voidable_

2. "Is it true you don't celebrate Christmas in the UK?"

β€”@goldf1nger

3. "They believed that Paris was the capital of Italy."

β€”@th3mxtrixz

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4. "A teacher asked me if they have a government in Puerto Rico, even though she said she lived there for one year."

β€”@humildenotonto

5. "I'm Irish, and I've had more than one American tell me my English is really good for an Irish person."

β€”@evamariecos

6. "When I first moved to the US from Saudi Arabia, a waitress named Ashley asked me if it snows in Islam."

β€”@dointhemoest

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7. "I had to explain to a 47-year-old that we don't live in the future and time zones are a thing, and we couldn't β€” even if we wanted to β€” warn them about Pearl Harbor or 9/11."

β€”@maccybaccy

8. "This guy said Bali is in Indonesia, which is correct, but he also said that Indonesia is in India."

β€”@nyumienami

9. "My sixth-grade teacher asked me to count some money, and this one kid said that I only knew how to count in Spanish."

β€”@anasilviabm

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10. "Driver asked me, 'Do you drive to the Dominican Republic? Is it far?'"

β€”@yos0270

11. "I'm from Boricua. This guy asked me if I got here by plane or car."

β€”@aimee_retsel

12. "Why don't they build a staircase down to the water at Slieve League in Ireland?"

β€”@lukecassidy4

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13. "When's December for you?"

β€”@Saint

14. "Wait, other countries have presidents too? I thought it was just an American thing?"

β€”@cob

15. "I have a foreign ID, and my date of birth is written as 18/04/95, and I had someone ask me once, 'You guys have 18 months in your country?'"

β€”@christina

Yep, I'm at a loss for words too. Have you ever gotten asked a really dumb question like these? Let me know in the comments below!

Bravo

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